Tag: heather ogden

Happy Mother's Day from the National Ballet of Canada

Well, this gives a whole new meaning to “ballet babies.” Last week, the National Ballet of Canada released this adorable video celebrating the company’s newest “ballet moms.” In the awwww-inspiring clip, principals Heather Ogden, Greta Hodgkinson and Alejandra Perez-Gomez show off their adorable new babies and spill the unique challenges of being a working mom […]

Four Ballerinas on Their First Pair of Pointe Shoes

Nothing compares to that magical moment when your teacher says you’re ready for your first pair of pointe shoes. We asked four A-list pros to recall the moment they learned they could start pointe. Angelica Generosa, Pacific Northwest Ballet Angelica Generosa on Instagram: “Happy Friday! 📸 @angelasterlingphoto @pacificnorthwestballet @label.dancewear #jete#pacificnorthwestballet#pnb#lovemylabel#worldwideballet” “I was 9 years old […]

Get Lost in The Heather Project

A screen shot of Christopher Wahl’s The Heather Project Best thing the Easter Bunny brought us this year? A video project starring gorgeous National Ballet of Canada principal Heather Ogden. It’s a super-cool portrait created by photographer Christopher Wahl, who describes it this way: “An extension of my still portrait work, The Heather Project is […]

Be Mesmerized by this Gorgeous Ballet Vid

About a year ago, National Ballet of Canada principal Guillaume CĂ´tĂ© teamed up with Krystal Levy Pictures and director Ben Shirinian to create the short film “Lost in Motion.” It’s an exploration of the unique powers of the ballet dancer’s body—and CĂ´tĂ©’s body is, um, a pretty amazing specimen. Now the same team has released […]

[Ballet] Love Is in the Air

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Are you wearing pink? Are you eating chocolate? Are you surrounded by flowers? And teddy bears? And heart-shaped cards? (Am I on a sugar high? Maybe! When it comes to VDay sweets, the DS staff DOES NOT MESS AROUND.) In honor of the year’s most romantic holiday, I thought I’d round […]